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UPCOMING TALK. A talk given by Father Kosmas will be on Sunday, 12th May 2019

12 May 2019

With the blessing of HIS EMINENCE METROPOLITAN HILARION Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand Christ is Risen! Truly He is Risen! Date Sunday, 12th May 2019 Location Saint George Russian ...

The Sunday of Pascha 2019

28 April 2019

Dear Beloved Parishioners and Friends of Our Parish, Greetings on the Feast of Feasts, the Holyday of Holidays, the Pascha of the Lord! Easter is the time to rejoice and be thankful for the gift of life, love and ...

His Eminence HILARION Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York and His Grace GEORGE Bishop of Canberra Divine Liturgy / Name day of Father Alexandre 2019

23 March 2019

His Eminence HILARION, Metropolitan of Eastern America and New York, First Hierarch of the Russian Church Abroad, Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand together with His Grace GEORGE Bishop of Canberra Vicar ...

The Meeting of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ in the Temple 2019

15 February 2019

In the Eastern Orthodox Church, the Presentation of Jesus at the temple is celebrated as one of the twelve Great Feasts. Forty days after Christ was born He was presented to God in the Jerusalem Temple according to the ...

The Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” 2019

29 January 2019

With the blessing of His Eminence Metropolitan Hilarion, the First Hierarch of the Russian Orthodox Church Abroad, on Tuesday, 29 January 2019 at 7 p.m., the Kursk-Root Icon of the Mother of God “of the Sign” will ...

UPCOMING TALK. A talk given by Father Kosmas will be on Sunday, 27th January 2019

27 January 2019

UPCOMING TALK A talk given by Father Kosmas will be on Sunday, 27th January 2019 With the blessing of HIS EMINENCE METROPOLITAN HILARION Archbishop of Sydney, Australia and New Zealand Most Holy Theotokos, Pray ...

Theophany of our Lord Jesus Christ 2019

19 January 2019

The Feast of the Holy Theophany (Epiphany) of our Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ is celebrated each year on January 19. Theophany is the Feast which reveals the Most Holy Trinity to the world through the Baptism of ...

Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ 2019

07 January 2019

NATIVITY EPISTLE OF HIS EMINENCE HILARION, METROPOLITAN OF EASTERN AMERICA & NEW YORK, FIRST HIERARCH OF THE RUSSIAN CHURCH ABROAD Eminent Brother-Archpastors, Reverend Fathers, My dear Brothers, Sisters & ...

UPCOMING TALK. A talk given by Father Kosmas will be on Sunday, 21st October 2018

21 October 2018

The fewer the words, the better the prayer. The job of moms and dads is to speak less to the kids and more to God about your children. The fewer the words, the better the parenting. Yes, good parenting does involve ...

Holy Martyrs Faith, Hope and Love, and their mother Sophia 2018

30 September 2018

HOLY MARTYRS FAITH, HOPE AND LOVE AND THEIR MOTHER SOPHIA In the reign of the Roman Emperor Hadrian (117-138) there lived a widow called Sophia which in Greek means "wisdom". She was a Christian, and in accordance ...

Exaltation of the Life-giving Cross 2018

27 September 2018

Brothers and sisters, as we celebrate today the leave-taking of the Great Feast of the Cross, we’re once again confronted with the paradox of our salvation: the instrument of Christ’s death has become the means of ...

Nativity of the Mother of God 2018

21 September 2018

The mystical reason why the year begins and ends with feasts of the Theotokos is that the All-Merciful God was pleased to begin and finalize His plan for the salvation of mankind from servitude to the devil and the ...

The Dormition of our Most Holy Lady the Mother of God and Ever-Virgin Mary 2018

28 August 2018

HER ASCENSION REVEALED HER GLORY A Word on the Dormition of the Most Holy Theotokos Igumen Andronik (Trubachev) 1rre.ru Once, the Prophet David, moved by the Holy Spirit, spoke about the future life of the Most Holy ...

Transfiguration of the Lord 2018

19 August 2018

My dear brothers and sisters, today we receive this wonderful and glorious image, this proof through sign that Christ’s crucifixion was voluntary. We heard about it in the kontakion. We heard in the Synaxarion about ...

The Holy Royal Martyrs. A hundred years later. 2018

17 July 2018

A HUNDRED YEARS LATER Today the Tsar is with Sts. Boris and Gleb, with St. Sergius, with Blessed Ksenia, with St. Seraphim. There is neither treason nor flattery around him. He has much more power and strength. The ...

Pentecost – Trinity Sunday 2018

27 May 2018

PENTECOST: THE DESCENT OF THE HOLY SPIRIT Pentacost, Sretensky Monastery, Moscow In the Old Testament, Pentecost was the feast that occurred fifty days after Passover. As the Passover feast celebrated the ...

The Holy and Glorious Great Martyr George the Trophy-Bearer 2018

06 May 2018

Today, let us celebrate with joy the bright Feast of Saint George the Trophy Bearer, who was, as the hymnographer of the Church reminds us, “the Great Martyr of the love of Christ.” St George is one of those saints ...

Resurrection of the Lord. PASCHA. 2018

08 April 2018

Pascha is derived from the Jewish word Pesah which means "Passover". And here there is a direct link with the New Testament. In 1 Corinthians 5:7 we read, "for our paschal lamb, Christ, has been sacrificed". According ...

The Procession of the Holy Shroud and The Burial service of the Holy Shroud 2018

06 April 2018

The Vespers, celebrated in the Church on Holy Friday afternoon, brings to mind all of the final events of the life of Christ: the trial, the sentence, the scourging and mocking, the crucifixion, the death, the taking ...